The world produces enough food to support an estimated 10 billion people, but each year, roughly one third of it is lost to supply chain inefficiency. This staggering amount of waste – 1.3 billion tons annually – not only fuels a global crisis of food insecurity, but also exacerbates the adverse environmental impacts of industrial agriculture.
Do you have an old TV or computer taking up space in your home? You can get rid of it for free this month. Sedgwick County is offering free electronic waste collection August 13-15 and August 20-22. You can take items to the West Yard at 4701 S. West Street between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
A council has been accused of dragging its feet over calls for it to lead the fight against plastic items that cannot be re-used. An on-line petition created by Wivey Action on Climate and Environment urging Taunton Deane Borough Council to become single-use plastic free has more than 800 signatures…
This side event of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (UNFCCC COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, will discuss transformative community-based climate action and the importance of local solutions to global issues. It will share examples of education for sustainable development (ESD) projects implemented by the global network of Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD (RCEs). This event will be open to all participants of UNFCCC COP27. It will be part of the Action Hub in the Blue Zone at COP27. The event will be streamed live on the UNFCCC YouTube channel and the UNFCCC Virtual Platform (for registered delegates).